Rick Springfield

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Richard Lewis Springthorpe
  • Birth Place: Merrylands, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/23/1949, Leo
  • Profession: Singer-wongwriter; musician; actor
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Rick Springfield Fast Facts:
  • Began playing guitar at the age of 13.
  • Dropped out of high school to tour with the band MTD, Ltd in Vietnam.
  • Joined the Australian band Zoot in 1969, best known for their single "It's About Time."
  • Played Dr. Noah Drake on General Hospital from 1981 to 1983 and then sporadically reappeared as the character from 2005 to 2013.
  • Hit Broadway in 1995 as a member of the original cast for the musical, Smokey Joe's Café.
  • Appeared in a 2000 commercial for AT&T playing his hit song "Jessie's Girl."
  • In 2010, he released a memoir, Late, Late at Night.
  • Rick Springfield Relationships:
  • Mike Springthorpe - Brother
  • Joshua Springthorpe - Son
  • Norman Springthorpe - Father
  • Eileen Springthorpe - Mother
  • Barbara Porter - Wife
  • Liam Springthorpe - Son
  • Rick Springfield Awards:
  • 1981 Grammy: Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male - Winner

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